TITLE

Muggles mob bookstores

AUTHOR(S)
Zeitchik, Steven
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/23/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 78, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," by J.K. Rowling, has grabbed the spotlight over movies and video games. A reported 8.3 million copies were sold in its first 24 hours of release in the U.S. Since publishers sell books to wholesalers and retailers for a 40% to 45% discount, U.S. publisher Scholastic and Rowling could generate more than $150 million on the first day. Moreover, the sale of the book set records internationally.
ACCESSION #
25905427

 

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